Study abroad

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Study Abroad Tours and Courses

A compact way to gain meaningful international experience, ranging from 10 days to three weeks, these programs allow you to travel with faculty and peers, visiting different cities and countries gaining a deeper understanding of local culture and an enriching educational experience along the way!

Study abroad courses are combined with learning at George Brown, resulting in completion of course requirements for your program of study.

How can you apply?

If you’re a current George Brown student and would like to complete a study tour or course, you can learn about the application process below.

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Step 1: Explore Study Abroad Opportunities

Opportunity Travel Dates Eligibility Apply Now
Game Developers Conference Mar 17 - Mar 21, 2020 Centre for Arts, Design & Information Technology students CLOSED Application Form
Pura Vida Costa Rica - Food & Tourism Sustainability April 18 - April 26, 2020 CHCA students CANCELLED Application Form 
Culinary Japan - The Wonders of Washoku April 19 - April 29, 2020 Chef School students CLOSED Application Form
European Experience - Hospitality in the Old World Apr 20 - May 1, 2020 Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts students CLOSED
Application Form
Marketing London – Advertising Strategies for a Diverse World April 25 - May 5, 2020 CfB, School of Marketing CLOSED
Application Form
European Perspective on Corporate Governance April 26 - May 5, 2020 CfB diploma students, CfB degree students CLOSED
Application Form
ICFF Conference May 17 - 20, 2020 CCET, School of Architecture students CLOSED Application Form
SNAG Conference May 20 - May 23, 2020 CADIT, School of Fashion & Jewellery students CANCELLED Application Form
Understanding Japan Oct 24 – Nov 6, 2020 All full-time students Apr 3, 2020 Application Form

Step 2: Complete Your Application

Read and complete this detailed application form, which includes submitting a letter of intent, copy of passport photo page, and a Curriculum Advising & Program Planning (CAPP) report, which can be found on your STU-View account.

Step 3: Submit Your Application

You are almost there! Submit your completed application (application form, letter of intent, copy of passport photo page, and CAPP report) by the deadline date by emailing: globalmobility@georgebrown.ca

Step 4: Pay Your Deposit

You may pay the deposit via credit card or cheque.

Credit card: submit the Credit Card Authorization Form with your application.

Cheque: Submit your deposit cheque to the International Centre (St. James Campus, 200 King St E). Please include your student ID number and your study abroad program in the memo line.

Deposits are non-refundable unless the program does not meet minimum enrolment numbers.

Step 5: Next Steps

Depending on the number of applicants, you may be invited to an interview regarding your desire to participate in a study abroad program approximately two weeks after the application deadline. Please review your letter of intent prior to the interview.

The Global Mobility team will contact successful candidates by email. The confirmation will include next steps, which include but are not limited to:

  1. Participating in the visa and scholarship session (approximately 6 months before program departure). The Global Mobility team will assist you in completing scholarship and bursary applications and applying for visas (if applicable).
  2. The payment installment schedule for the program.
  3. Attending a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation (approximately 8 weeks before departure). The Pre-Departure Orientation will include practical travel information, risk and safety abroad, developing your intercultural competency, and information about who to contact in the event of an emergency. It will also help you to identify the potential risks of international travel and assist you in developing strategies to mitigate common problems that you may experience abroad. Destination-specific information may also be provided.